Learn home automation with Raspberry Pi and Arduino using Packt's new Book and eBook

February 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino, the book that contains series of exciting projects on home automation. The book discusses plenty of practical examples to help readers in building hardware and software solutions using the Raspberry Pi and Arduino. The book is out now and available from Packt in print and popular e-book formats.

About the Author:

Andrew K Dennis is an R&D software developer at Prometheus Research. He has over 10 years' experience of working in the software industry in the UK, Canada, and USA. His interests include web development, e-Learning, 3D printing, Linux, the Raspberry Pi and Arduino, open source projects, home automation and the use of web technology in this sphere, amateur electronics, home networking, and software engineering.

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into TV and a keyboard and is capable of doing many of the things that a desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. By combining the Raspberry Pi with an Arduino board an individual will be able to revolutionize the way they interact with their home and become part of a rapidly growing group of hobbyists and enthusiasts.

Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino is an easy-to-follow yet comprehensive guide for automating home using the revolutionary ARM GNU/Linux board. The book discusses the use of thermistors and relays to keep cool and stay in the shade whilst also utilizing electrical motors and photoresistors. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step examples, diagrams, and explanations readers will find this book informative and productive

In this book, readers will learn to install an operating system for their Raspberry Pi. They can set up the Raspberry Pi and Arduino bridge shield. The book also explains how to work with electronic components to build small circuits and develop applications that can interact with circuits.

With no prior experience of Raspberry Pi or home automation, this meticulously designed tutorial will form the basis of automating entire home and getting started with dozens of potential projects. To read more about it, please visit the Packt book page.

Other soon to be published Packt Raspberry titles:

Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino

Automate your home with a set of exciting projects for the Raspberry Pi

For more information, please visit book page

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